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Diamond Four aka April

Happy Diamond Four! Sunday 2nd, April 2017 Moon: First quarter • Visible: 36% ↑ • Age: 6 days Diamond Four © Marina Kanavaki Technique: mixed media [Indian ink and oil on colored tissue paper, digitally edited] from the series “journey of numbers” © 2016 more about April: here 12 Months – A Journey Entranced / … Continue reading

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time diversion I

March is already here. The month heralding Spring, officially: March 20th – Spring Equinox. However this series of posts was triggered by an ‘unfortunate’ [to me at least] event. An event that takes place every year on the last Sunday of March [in our part of the world] and returns to its blessed normality on … Continue reading

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Aquamarina Three aka March

Happy Aquamarina Three everyone! March 1st Moon on waxing crescent 11% visible [age: 3 days] Year 2017   12 Months – A Journey Entranced / Wall Calendar By Artemis Marina Kanavaki in Calendars 28 pages, published 9/29/2016 12 months: a journey of numbers and colors. Each month a unique illustration. Each month an imaginary place. … Continue reading

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january 2017 – belated wishes

Still January so, my dear friends, here are my belated wishes for a beautiful 2017, to everyone. May it be a kind and peaceful one. My sincere apologies for my long absence. I’ve missed you all but life has thrown various challenges and I wouldn’t be true to my motto: “Art Towards a Happy Day”… … Continue reading

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as the snow falls softly…

Snow falls gently at WP [every year I look forward to that!] and Christmas is almost here. Past few months have been quite busy and December isn’t getting any lighter in many aspects, so I’m having to take a break for a while. I do hope I’ll be able to do a holiday post full … Continue reading

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a journey entranced

12 months: A Journey Entranced My visual journey through each month has reached an end. The final ‘little’ stone to complete it was the two calendars. The wall calendar I published a few weeks ago and now a full journal / planner for the year 2017. The latter [among other things] has been the reason … Continue reading

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01•10•2016•01:00•new moon

01•10•2016•01:00 & a New Moon o.1% All those 1s in combination with the New Moon sound perfect for new beginnings, a refresh, a restart…   One Bone A New Toy One Calendar! [yes, it is finally ready!] by clicking on the above image [calendar’s cover] you’ll be able to see more details about the calendar. … Continue reading

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09:00•9•9•2016

September is here and a habit is a habit so I couldn’t leave a 9999 go unnoticed! 09:00 • 9 • 9 • 2016 [four nines in a row!] I’m sure numerology would have a great deal to say about this. Having finished my month/number illustrations I’ve been thinking about a new project. For now, … Continue reading

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September Magazine

Originally posted on Every Day Another Story:
Hey, it’s September again. Happy September. Here’s a compost re-post of last year’s September Magazine, a joint venture with Marina Kanavaki. which was a salute to the number nine, September being the ninth month. This year, the September Magazine again reminds us that the nine enjoys positive connotations…

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peridot eight

August • 8 •  08:00 •  2016 and with August, I complete my artistic journey of months and numbers. A journey that began in September 2015*. There will be a post with all of them together, some time soon but on with this summer month… …………………………………………………………… • August colors: Orange, Red & Light Green •  … Continue reading

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ruby seven

July • 7 •  07:00 •  2016 and according to numerology, 7 represents Truth, Trust and True Desire! Be prepared for a very powerful spark of change! …………………………………………………………… • July colors: Red, Pink, Purple & Green • July Birthstone: Ruby, Carnelian • July Flowers: Larkspur, Tulip, Water Lily & Delphinium • Words of the month: Happiness, … Continue reading

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pearl six

June • 6 •  06:00 [yep, three sixes in a row!  😉 ] and on a New Moon, June is here! …………………………………………………………… • June colors: Light Blue, White & Cream • June Birthstone: Pearl also: Moonstone, Alexandrite, Agate & Opal. • June Flowers: Rose • Word of the month: Good Health also: Happy, Friendship, Love, Strong, … Continue reading

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emerald five

Fifth hour of the Fifth day of the Fifth month: MAY! The name originates from the Greek goddess Maia [one of the Pleiades and the mother of Hermes]. …………………………………………………………… • May colors: White-Yellow, Red & Green* *  [keep your eyes open for something green to follow…] • May Birthstone: Emerald also: Sapphire, Agate, Chrysoprase, Beryl • … Continue reading

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diamond four

Now that April Fool’s long gone, I may safely proceed with my interpretation of… April. Lame excuse huh? Well, better late then never, here is April! Fourth month of the year. Its name originates from the Latin ‘Aprilis’  [from the verb aperire, “to open” for spring, the season when flowers ‘open’. The Greek word Anixi … Continue reading

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aquamarina* three

3rd month of the year [already] day 3 – 03:00 EET March [from the Latin: Martius – named for Mars, the Roman god of war] marks the beginning of Spring [meteorologically on the first day, astronomically on the 21st – 23rd, also known as Spring Equinox [for the Northern Hemisphere]. Speaking of Spring, it seems … Continue reading

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garnet one

First month of the year: January and my journey through/to numbers continues. A journey that -rather unorthodoxly*- began in September 2015! *Back in September 2015, inspired by Bumba’s “The Numbers Game Is Here: Mathematics for Dummies” The Whole Nine Yards,  I started working on images for each month. First month was September, so this series … Continue reading

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for 2016…

To everyone I wish for 2016: with kindness & health and a thought for all those who are no longer with us

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Christmas and Solstice

A very Merry Christmas and Joyful Holidays to everyone! and enjoy the Winter Solstice: December 22nd  • 04:48 UTC Winter Solstice 2015 © Marina Artemis Kanavaki

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9 days of gifts: day 9

Today is the final day of … ‘nifty gifties’! closing this 9 day sale, today only 20% everything! and also:  FREE SHIPPING – WORLDWIDE!   A great Monday and week to everyone! 🙂  

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9 days of gifts: day 8

Day 8 of … ‘nifty gifties’! $5 off mugs, tote bags, phone cases, t-shirts, leggings & more stocking stuffers! and ..the added bonus: the shipping is FREE – WORLDWIDE! offer ends tonight*! *one more day to go! A beautiful Sunday to everyone! 🙂  

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9 days of gifts: day 7

Day 7 of … ‘nifty gifties’! Sleepin’in sale! Some more Home Decor: • $30 off Throw Blankets • $10 off Pillows and ..the added bonus: the shipping is FREE – WORLDWIDE! offer ends tonight! A beautiful Saturday to everyone! 🙂

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9 days of gifts: day 6

Day 6 of … ‘nifty gifties’! Huge Homie Deal, today! Home Decor: • $32 off Duvet Covers • $20 off Wall Tapestries • $10 off Wall Clocks • $20 off Shower Curtains and ..the added bonus: the shipping is FREE – WORLDWIDE! offer ends tonight! A beautiful Friday to everyone! 🙂

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9 days of gifts: day 5

Day 5 of … ‘nifty gifties’! Today is all about apparel! $5 off all apparel: • all over print shirts • v-neck t-shirts • t-shirts • long sleeve t-shirts • tank tops • biker tanks • hoodies • leggings and ..the added bonus: the shipping is FREE – WORLDWIDE! offer ends tonight! A beautiful Thursday … Continue reading

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9 days of gifts: days 3 & 4

Days 3 & 4 of … ‘nifty gifties’! Tuesday and Wednesday are dedicated to tech gear. 20% off all tech gear: • iPhone & iPod Cases • Galaxy Cases • iPad Cases • iPhone & iPod Skins • Laptop & iPad Skins • Laptop Sleeves as an added bonus, the shipping is FREE – WORLDWIDE! … Continue reading

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9 days of ‘nifty gifties’!

…that is actually 8, as the party began yesterday. Society6 artists are celebrating with 9 days of offers. Being part of that beautiful community I thought you might like to know. Today is 15% off ALL wall art That includes art prints, framed art prints, canvas prints, wall tapestries. • up to $25 off framed … Continue reading

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turquoise twelve

Yet another blue month! I like the element of surprise in painting, hence I do the current months’ research on the month and not before. That way I take advantage of a ‘clear’ mind and improvise more freely. Even though this method can present minor issues (for example this is the second blue month, narrowing … Continue reading

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topaz eleven

November and what better date to post the eleventh month’s* painting, but the …eleventh! November the eleventh! Autumn turning gold and colder. November’s flower is Chrysanthemum [and Peony] and birthstone: Topaz [and citrine]. Yes, the color is yellow – gold. Chrysanthemum stands for joy, compassion, friendship, and love. [here’s to a joyful, loving and compassionate … Continue reading

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opal ten

After a long involuntary absence, I am on my journey back – metaphorically speaking. Mid October. Tenth month. The ‘official’ month of Autumn. October’s flower is calendula and birthstone: opal [and tourmaline]. The name opal derives from the Greek Opallios, meaning “to see a change in color“. Although it is argued that the origin may … Continue reading

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sapphire nine

Working on nine for Bumba’s “The Numbers Game Is Here: Mathematics for Dummies” The Whole Nine Yards inspired me to do a nine in blue, as this month’s birthstone and color is sapphire! Sapphire Nine Technique: Mixed media from the series “journey of numbers” 2015 © Marina Kanavaki   Sapphire Nine is also designed on … Continue reading

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life and a new month

Nature [life] has her way… One moment this: and the next this:  and here is my rather ‘bumpy’ attempt to film it. Same view, with just a few hours difference. Here’s to clear blue skies after a storm and here’s to a clear skied new month! Happy July 1st!   Full Moon tomorrow!  😉

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Joy Overflowing

My new artwork and… wish to all: Joy Overflowing __________________________________________________________ Joy Overflowing Technique: Watercolour digitally reworked Original size: 21x21cm 2014 © Marina Kanavaki   __________________________________________________________ Happy Christmas & a beautiful New Year! __________________________________________________________ Joy Overflowing art print [framed or on stretched canvas] is available at Imagekind Visit my shop for art prints, framed or on … Continue reading

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winter solstice on a new moon

Today –December 21st– [or 22nd, depending on your location] is the longest night of the year for us living in the Northern Hemisphere and shortest in the Southern hemisphere. As an added bonus it occurs within a couple of hours of a new moon! So: Happy New Moon & Winter Solstice* and Happy Christmas week … Continue reading

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happy december!

Wishing everyone a very Happy December   month of Green, Red & …White [at least for some!] in other words: month of joy!               Visit my shop for art prints, framed or on canvas or printed on iphone cases, laptop skins, cards, mugs, t-shirts, tank tops, v-neck tees, biker … Continue reading

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september full moon

Saying goodbye to a triplet of supermoons! Last one for this year, tonight. Enjoy the Harvest Moon! 🙂

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storm coming

Yes, you read that right! After summer’s first warm days, a thunderstorm with high winds darkened our city sky! Not complaining of course as I am very fond of rain [especially in summer!] – very spectacular from our top floor apartment! So I grabbed the opportunity and here it is. Storm Coming detail 1 detail … Continue reading

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